Storage of petroleum products in man-made caverns in Sweden

  • Morfeldt C. -O. 


For all kinds of surface constructions a specification for the building material to be used is required. However, when building underground, the material is the rock itself and one has to make do with what nature provides in the way of rock, soil and ground water. Therefore, the geologist and hydrogeologist carry the primary responsibility with their judgements and viewpoints.


Rock Burst Storage Facility Ground Water Level Ground Water Table Underground Storage 

Stockage de produits petroliers dans des cavites artificielles en Suede


Pour tous les types de constructions à ciel ouvert il existe des spécifications quant aux matériaux et aux méthodes à utiliser. Lorsqu'on construit sous terre, le matériau c'est le terrain lui-même et l'on doit s'accomoder de ce que la nature a fourni, tant en ce qui concerne les sols ou les roches que l'eau souterraine. C'est la raison pour laquelle le géologue et l'hydrogéologue ont dans ce domaine une responsabilité essentielle.


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© International Association of Engineering Geology 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Morfeldt C. -O. 
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  1. 1.HagconsultLindingo-StockholmSweden

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